Turkey recalls about 300 diplomats after coup attempt

Turkey recalls about 300 diplomats after coup attempt

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has recalled about 300 diplomats from foreign countries after the military coup, Trend reported citing Anadolu Agency.

On July 15 evening, Turkish authorities said a military coup attempt took place in the country. Meanwhile, a group of servicemen announced about transition of power to them.

However, the rebelling servicemen started to surrender July 16 and Turkish authorities said the coup attempt failed.

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had said the death toll as a result of the military coup attempt stood at 246 people, excluding the coup plotters, and over 2,000 people were wounded.

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